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Certified Dietary Manager

Rate of pay$25 - 30 per hour

Certified Dietary Supervisor needed for a premier nursing facility. Come join our winning team!

Our Mission: We are professionals committed to serving others, nurturing life, and promoting an individual’s ability to thrive.

Position Summary:

Direct all aspects of the food service/dietary department. Plans, organizes and supervises in accordance with all current applicable federal, state, and local standards that govern food services and nursing facilities, and as directed by the Administrator and/or Dietician.

Qualifications: If you meet the below – please apply!

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of accredited course in dietetic training approved by the American Dietetic Association
  • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) certificate
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in kitchen, supervisory position, preferably in a hospital, nursing or other related medical facility
  • Proven experience managing a budget and controlling food costs
  • Ability to lead by example and treat everyone at work kindly and professionally


  • Plan, develop, organize, evaluate and direct the Food Services Department reputation, programs and activities
  • Hire, train and supervise staff in a kind, collaborative manner in accordance with company culture
  • Partner with Dietician to ensure residents’ diets and nutritional needs are met
  • Coordinate food services and activities with other related departments as needed
  • Ensure that menus are maintained and filed in accordance with established policies
  • Monitors staff to confirm they adhere to all sanitation, safety and procedural guidelines within the department
  • Participates in facility’s surveys and inspections, developing a plan of correction if /when deficiencies are noted
  • Assists in developing and maintaining written food services policies and procedures
  • Inspects special diet trays to confirm patients/residents receiving the correct food
  • Ensures all meals are served on time; including snacks
  • Ensures food quality and that kitchen areas and equipment are clean and operable
  • Manages food storage rooms, utility/janitorial closets for regulatory compliance
  • Ensures charted dietary progress notes are informative and descriptive of meals provided
  • Attends meetings and serves on committee’s as needed or assigned
  • Provides reports on department status and/or for dietary programs when requested
  • Adheres to all dietary policies and procedures of the facility
  • Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information


  • Competitive pay
  • Health Benefits – Medical, dental, and vision coverages with company paying majority of costs for Medical HMO (with buy up plan options available)
  • 401(k) with company match (company match begins after 1 year of service)
  • Company paid Life and disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Identity Theft and Travel insurance protections
  • Bene-Hub employee sponsored discount programs and more….

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

*Benefits available to full-time employees.

Capistrano Senior Living - Capistrano Senior Living

31741 Rancho Viejo Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675